Michaël Attias & Benoît Delbecq duo
Cosmopolitan in more ways than one, since his arrival in 1994, saxophonist Michaël Attias has multiplied his experiences at the crossroads of jazz, contemporary and improvised music in the bubbling New York scene. He met French pianist Benoit Delbecq in the late 1980s, but the two musicians rarely crossed paths on stage. However, we note the affinity that the two musicians share for frontier music. Like his saxophonist counterpart, the pianist weaves without fuss a singular and captivating work. Delbecq deploys a bewitching art, which reveals the dancing soul of jazz but allows himself to twist the melodies. His prepared piano will find a creative ally this evening in the possessed saxophone of Michaël Attias.
Thanks to a rich background that has seen him rub shoulders with musicians as different as Paul Motian and Anthony Braxton, Michaël Attias shapes with obstinacy and freedom a personality in which the distinction between the intellectual and the sensitive is resolved, where the game is the expression of the being. If the expression « having […]Read more
Benoît Delbecq is a Parisian pianist and composer who has been touring the international jazz scene for three decades. He is a craftsman whose lively enthusiasm has created new visions and sounds. Since then, the pianist has been weaving a singular and captivating work without fuss. Delbecq deploys a bewitching art of timbre and polyrhythm, […]Read more